Dehong Liu

Dehong Liu
  • Biography

    Prior to joining MERL in 2010, Dehong worked at Duke University as a post-doctoral Research Associate (2003-2008), Research Scientist (2008-2010) and Sr. Research Scientist (2010). His main research interests include compressive sensing, signal processing and machine learning.

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  • Awards

    •  AWARD   GRSS 2014 Symposium Prize Paper Award
      Date: May 1, 2014
      Awarded to: Dehong Liu and Petros T. Boufounos
      Awarded for: "Synthetic Aperture Imaging Using a Randomly Steered Spotlight"
      Awarded by: IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS)
      MERL Contacts: Dehong Liu; Petros Boufounos
      Research Area: Computational Sensing
      Brief
      • Dehong Liu and Petros T. Boufounos are the recipients of the the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society 2014 Symposium Prize Paper Award for their paper "Synthetic Aperture Imaging Using a Randomly Steered Spotlight," presented at IGARSS 2013 (TR2013-070).
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  • Internships with Dehong

    • SP1398: Electrical machine modeling

      MERL is looking for a self-motivated intern to work on electrical machine modelling and signal processing. The ideal candidate would be a Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering with solid research background in electrical machines, signal processing, and electrical circuit analysis. Experience in transient analysis of electrical machines is desirable. Proficiency in MATLAB and simulink is necessary. The intern is expected to collaborate with MERL researchers to build models, develop algorithms, and prepare manuscripts for scientific publications. The total duration is 3 months.

    • SP1431: Multi-view image processing

      MERL is looking for a self-motivated intern to work on multi-view image processing. The ideal candidate would be a senior Ph.D. student in electrical engineering or computer science with solid research background in image processing such as enhancement, registration, and distortion correction, etc. Experience in sparse modeling is desirable. Proficiency in MATLAB and Python is necessary. The intern is expected to collaborate with MERL researchers to build models, develop algorithms, and prepare manuscripts for scientific publications. The total duration is 3 months.

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  • MERL Publications

    •  Liu, D., Mansour, H., Boufounos, P.T., "Robust Mutual Information-Based Multi-Image Registration", IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), July 2019.
      BibTeX Download PDFAbout TR2019-079
      • @inproceedings{Liu2019jul,
      • author = {Liu, Dehong and Mansour, Hassan and Boufounos, Petros T.},
      • title = {Robust Mutual Information-Based Multi-Image Registration},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)},
      • year = 2019,
      • month = jul,
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-079}
      • }
    •  Kadu, A., Mansour, H., Boufounos, P.T., Liu, D., "Reflection Tomographic Imaging of Highly Scattering Objects Using Incremental Frequency Inversion", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2019.8682393, May 2019.
      BibTeX Download PDFAbout TR2019-012
      • @inproceedings{Kadu2019may,
      • author = {Kadu, Ajinkya and Mansour, Hassan and Boufounos, Petros T. and Liu, Dehong},
      • title = {Reflection Tomographic Imaging of Highly Scattering Objects Using Incremental Frequency Inversion},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2019,
      • month = may,
      • doi = {10.1109/ICASSP.2019.8682393},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-012}
      • }
    •  Zhang, S., Wang, B., Kanemaru, M., Lin, C., Liu, D., Habetler, T., "Quantification of Rolling-Element Bearing Fault Severity of Induction Machines", International Electric Machine & Drives Conference (IEMDC), DOI: 10.1109/IEMDC.2019.8785225, May 2019, pp. 44-50.
      BibTeX Download PDFAbout TR2019-033
      • @inproceedings{Zhang2019may,
      • author = {Zhang, Shen and Wang, Bingnan and Kanemaru, Makoto and Lin, Chungwei and Liu, Dehong and Habetler, Thomas},
      • title = {Quantification of Rolling-Element Bearing Fault Severity of Induction Machines},
      • booktitle = {International Electric Machine & Drives Conference (IEMDC)},
      • year = 2019,
      • pages = {44--50},
      • month = may,
      • doi = {10.1109/IEMDC.2019.8785225},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-033}
      • }
    •  Lohit, S., Liu, D., Mansour, H., Boufounos, P.T., "Unrolled Projected Gradient Descent for Multi-Spectral Image Fusion", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2019.8683124, May 2019.
      BibTeX Download PDFAbout TR2019-010
      • @inproceedings{Lohit2019may,
      • author = {Lohit, Suhas and Liu, Dehong and Mansour, Hassan and Boufounos, Petros T.},
      • title = {Unrolled Projected Gradient Descent for Multi-Spectral Image Fusion},
      • booktitle = {IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)},
      • year = 2019,
      • month = may,
      • doi = {10.1109/ICASSP.2019.8683124},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2019-010}
      • }
    •  Mansour, H., Liu, D., Kamilov, U., Boufounos, P.T., "Sparse Blind Deconvolution for Distributed Radar Autofocus Imaging", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, DOI: 10.1109/TCI.2018.2875375, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 537-551, December 2018.
      BibTeX Download PDFAbout TR2018-179
      • @article{Mansour2018dec,
      • author = {Mansour, Hassan and Liu, Dehong and Kamilov, Ulugbek and Boufounos, Petros T.},
      • title = {Sparse Blind Deconvolution for Distributed Radar Autofocus Imaging},
      • journal = {IEEE Transactions on Image Processing},
      • year = 2018,
      • volume = 4,
      • number = 4,
      • pages = {537--551},
      • month = dec,
      • doi = {10.1109/TCI.2018.2875375},
      • url = {https://www.merl.com/publications/TR2018-179}
      • }
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  • MERL Issued Patents

    • Title: "System and Method for Radar Imaging Using Distributed Moving Platforms Under Unknown Position Perturbations"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong; Kamilov, Ulugbek; Boufounos, Petros T.
      Patent No.: 10,545,232
      Issue Date: Jan 28, 2020
    • Title: "Systems and Methods for Multi-Spectral Image Super-Resolution"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong; Wen, Bihan; Kamilov, Ulugbek; Mansour, Hassan; Boufounos, Petros T.
      Patent No.: 10,482,576
      Issue Date: Nov 19, 2019
    • Title: "ONLINE CONVOLUTIONAL DICTIONARY LEARNING"
      Inventors: Kamilov, Ulugbek; Degraux, Kevin; Boufounos, Petros T.; Liu, Dehong
      Patent No.: 10,409,888
      Issue Date: Sep 10, 2019
    • Title: "System and Method for Processing Images using Online Tensor Robust Principal Component Analysis"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong; Zhang, Zemin; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 10,217,018
      Issue Date: Feb 26, 2019
    • Title: "Systems and Methods of Fusing Multi-angle View HD Images Based on Epipolar Geometry and Matrix Completion"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong; Ma, Yanting; Mansour, Hassan; Kamilov, Ulugbek; Taguchi, Yuichi; Boufounos, Petros T.; Vetro, Anthony
      Patent No.: 10,212,410
      Issue Date: Feb 19, 2019
    • Title: "Method and System for Autofocus Radar Imaging"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong
      Patent No.: 10,209,356
      Issue Date: Feb 19, 2019
    • Title: "System and Method for Radar Imaging Using Distributed Arrays and Compressive Sensing"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong; Kamilov, Ulugbek; Boufounos, Petros T.
      Patent No.: 10,042,046
      Issue Date: Aug 7, 2018
    • Title: "System and Method for 3D Imaging using Compressive Sensing with Hyperplane Multi-Baseline Data"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong; Boufounos, Petros T.
      Patent No.: 9,971,031
      Issue Date: May 15, 2018
    • Title: "System and Method for Through-the-Wall-Radar-Imaging using Total-Variation Denoising"
      Inventors: Handa, Hiroyuki; Mansour, Hassan; Liu, Dehong; Kamilov, Ulugbek
      Patent No.: 9,971,019
      Issue Date: May 15, 2018
    • Title: "System and Method for 3D Imaging Using a Moving Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) Linear Antenna Array"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong
      Patent No.: 9,948,362
      Issue Date: Apr 17, 2018
    • Title: "System and Method for 3D SAR Imaging using Compressive Sensing with Multi-Platform, Multi-Baseline and Multi-PRF Data"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong; Boufounos, Petros T.
      Patent No.: 9,864,054
      Issue Date: Jan 9, 2018
    • Title: "Fault Detection in Induction Motors Based on Current Signature Analysis"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong
      Patent No.: 9,618,583
      Issue Date: Apr 11, 2017
    • Title: "System and Method for Multiple Spotlight Synthetic Radar Imaging Using Random Beam Steering"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong; Boufounos, Petros T.
      Patent No.: 9,335,410
      Issue Date: May 10, 2016
    • Title: "Method and System for Through-the-Wall Imaging using Compressive Sensing and MIMO Antenna Arrays"
      Inventors: Boufounos, Petros T.; Li, Li; Liu, Dehong; Mansour, Hassan; Sahinoglu, Zafer
      Patent No.: 9,261,592
      Issue Date: Feb 16, 2016
    • Title: "Method and System for Random Steerable Sar Using Compressive Sensing"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong; Boufounos, Petros T.
      Patent No.: 9,182,483
      Issue Date: Nov 10, 2015
    • Title: "Method for Pan-Sharpening Panchromatic and Multispectral Images Using Wavelet Dictionaries"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong; Boufounos, Petros T.
      Patent No.: 8,699,790
      Issue Date: Apr 15, 2014
    • Title: "Method for Pan-Sharpening Panchromatic and Multispectral Images Using Dictionaries"
      Inventors: Liu, Dehong; Boufounos, Petros T.
      Patent No.: 8,693,771
      Issue Date: Apr 8, 2014
    • Title: "High Resolution SAR Imaging Using Non-Uniform Pulse Timing"
      Inventors: Boufounos, Petros T.; Liu, Dehong
      Patent No.: 8,487,808
      Issue Date: Jul 16, 2013
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